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Brazil: warning Bolsonaro may be planning military coup amid rallies | Brazil | The Guardian

Posted on September 8, 2021

Brazil: warning Bolsonaro may be planning military coup amid rallies | Brazil | The Guardian 1

The Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, and his allies could be preparing to mount a military coup in Brazil, according to an influential group of former presidents, prime ministers and leading public figures on the left.An open letter claims rallies that Bolsonaro followers are staging on Tuesday represent a danger to democracy and amount to an insurrection modelled on Donald Trump supporters’ attack on the US Capitol on 6 January.They assert the nationwide marches by Bolsonaro supporters against the supreme court and Congress, involving white supremacist groups, military police, and public officials at every level of government, are “stoking fears of a coup in the world’s third largest democracy”.

Source: Brazil: warning Bolsonaro may be planning military coup amid rallies | Brazil | The Guardian


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